10 Proven Ways to Improve Your Emotional Resilience

10. Cultivating a sense of humor is a proven way to improve emotional resilience

The ability to laugh when faced with a difficult situation helps to protect us from traumatic stress. Making “fun” of a potentially distressing situation will help to improve resilience.[11] If you can laugh at a difficult situation that you might be in, it will be less daunting.

What to do: Make time to read funny books, watch comedy that makes light hearted fun of real life situations. Make fun of your own quirky behaviors and learn to laugh at yourself. It will be easier to face adversity when you don’t take yourself too seriously.

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